This section offers contact information for international, national and North Dakota companies and cooperatives that handle U.S. hard red spring and durum wheat, as well as other classes of wheat, other grains, and other commodities. In addition, we offer you some general sources of information:
U.S. Wheat Associates
USW is the industry's market development organization working in 90 countries on behalf of America's wheat producers.
USW works to increase wheat consumption and U.S. market share for all classes of U.S. wheat. USW maintains its headquarters in Washington, D.C., with a West Coast office in
Portland, Oregon, and 16 overseas offices to promote U.S. wheat exports. The activities of USW are made possible by producer checkoff dollars managed by 18 state wheat commissions and through cost-share funding provided by USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service.
3103 10th Street North, Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: 202-463-0999, Ext. 330
Web Site: www.uswheat.org
On its website, USW has an informative section for anyone looking to purchase U.S. wheat. Visit the How to Buy Section for more information.
To find your location USW office, click here.
North American Export Grain Association (NAEGA)
NAEGA represents major grain exporting companies. It offers services to expedite grain export transactions including the issuance of standard contract forms.
1300 L Street, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
Web Site: www.naega.org
Registered Grain Exporter’s Directory
The USDA’s Federal Grain Inspection Service maintains a list of registered exporters on its website.
U.S. Agricultural/Commercial Attaches/Officers
The U.S. Embassy or consular office in most countries contains an agricultural attaché (or commercial officer) who is the overseas representative of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The agricultural attaché can offer the local importer a broad range of information regarding U.S. Government-assisted export programs well as assistance in finding potential suppliers.